Commercial IP/IT Lawyer - Leading Magic Circle Law Firm
Salary: £120,000 - 150,000
- Do you have an interest in working with exciting clients across Pharma, TMT, Telecoms and Financial Services?
- Do you have strong Commercial/IP/IT experience?
- Are you looking for a firm which supports ambitious individuals develop their careers?
- Do you want the opportunity to develop business?
Pro-Legal are working closely with a leading Magic Circle firm looking for a high calibre Lawyer to join their highly regarded Commercial IP/IT team. It will be working closely with highly regarded Partners who sit in the Global Transactions group and are focusing on growing the London team.
Due to growth in the volume of work in the firm's Commercial IP/IT practice within the Global Transactions group, the team are looking for a Mid-level Associate to join them. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with a leading Partner in this space to help continue to develop the practice further.
This is a client facing role with opportunity for business development working closely with a range of clients, including Pharma, TMT, Telecoms and Financial Services, with a broad range of work across transactions including M&A, IPOs, restructurings, and furthermore including outsourcing, joint ventures and carve-outs.
One of the Partners has a strong focus in the Intellectual Property and Technology space and often advises on transactions involving high worth brands, technology, content and data, most notably in with regards to International M&A, IP/tech-heavy carve-outs and JVS, restructuring, financing, licensing and other complex Commercial and IP agreements.
Strong experience in Commercial Contracts is particularly important for this role. Personality is key for our client, as the incoming Associate will be building and developing a strong internal network whilst playing a key role in a growing team and undertaking the lead on work on challenging issues. Those with pure Corporate experience who are looking to make a change in practice towards Commercial will also be considered.
This role has genuine career progression. You will be given support by the Partners to develop your skills in mentoring and taking responsibility of junior associates and trainees. You will also have the opportunity to business develop and building your own profile.
We have previously placed with this client and there has only been positive feedback regarding the support of partners for development and the working culture.
The successful candidates are likely to have:
- A strong academic record
- Strong Commercial/IP/IT transactional experience
- 4-5 years post qualification experience
- Pure Corporate Lawyers considering a change in practice towards Commercial will also be of interest